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Fancy Dinner at Herb's Garden ...  
   

Fancy Dinner at Herb's Garden ...

... on the rooftop of the Lato Boutique Hotel, with lovely views of Heraklion's Venetian harbour down below. We started off with a nice selection of bread served with this incredible concoction, which we enjoyed while debating what it was - perhaps a mixture of butter and goat cheese, whipped to give it such a light texture? Hints of dill and lemon grass ... what could this be? "Uh, it's something like ... do you know Philadelphia cream cheese?" was the waiter's response. We are such foodies, so impressed by simple cream cheese!
Greek Sicily

September 5th 2013
Geo: 35.2711, 25.1231Something terrible happened today as we took an evening stroll through Herkalion, the capital of Greece's largest island, Crete. It's not known as being the best that Crete has to offer tourists as it's considered by many to simply be a dirty, overcrowded transport hub, but after arriving by ferry from Santorini in the early evening, there was a familiar feeling ... read more
Europe » Greece » Crete » Heraklion

Greek Flag Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
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